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Is study away in your future?

ACM staff are visiting campuses this fall, so take the opportunity to learn more about distinctive off-campus study programs in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the US!

• October 17 at Macalester College
• October 18 at Carleton College
• November 1 & 2 at St. Olaf College
• November 14 at College of Wooster

See the Connect with Us page for the full list of ACM campus visits.

Shanghai program

Take your teaching to a new place!

Visiting faculty positions are available on ACM programs in Jordan, Shanghai, and Tanzania, and at the Newberry Library in Chicago. See the Call for Applications for details


Amy Weldon

Want to study in London? Meet Amy Weldon!

ACM Visiting Faculty Director in London Amy Weldon will visit Macalester College on Tuesday, October 17 to talk with students and faculty.


Want to learn more about the financial challenges facing colleges?

ICF Online is ready when you are! Take the new online mini-course for faculty and staff that explains the dynamics of higher ed economics.

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Faculty and Staff Conferences, Workshops, and Meetings

Professional Development Activities

ACM grant-funded programs offer an array of conferences and workshops, grants for faculty-designed projects, and seminars to support faculty and staff in teaching, research, and service.

Off-Campus Opportunities

Whether it's a visiting faculty position in Shanghai or a visit to an off-campus program site in Costa Rica, ACM leverages its connections around the world to offer professional development activities.

Peer Networking Across the ACM

Administrative leaders, staff, and faculty from ACM colleges meet regularly to share information, create networks, and address common concerns of residential, liberal arts colleges.


Upcoming Faculty and Staff Meetings

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Student Activities and Events

Writing and Photo Contests

The ACM honors students' creativity in two annual competitions. A $1,000 first prize is on the line in the Nick Adams Short Story Contest. The best pictures taken by students on study away win awards in the Off-Campus Study Photo Contest.

Research Fellowships

Graduate School Exploration Fellowships (GSEF) offer mentoring and summer research opportunities at major universities to students from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in careers as professors in the humanities and arts.

ACM Athletic Tournaments

Athletic ties among ACM member institutions stretch back more than 90 years. Building on this tradition, athletic directors of the ACM colleges organize an ongoing schedule of athletic tournaments in selected sports.

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Schedule your next meeting at the ACM’s consortial office space

The ACM consortial office in downtown Chicago has several meeting spaces available. Groups and individuals from the ACM colleges are welcome to use the space, subject to availability, usually with no rental fee. Learn more »